Most Disappointing Reads of 2020

Let me begin by saying that 2020 as a year was, as we all know, miserable. I’ve not spoken to a single person who has said, “Yeah, 2020 was great! I accomplished so much and was happy!” That is just not a thing people say. However, reading wise, I had a very productive year finishing my most books ever in a year at 64. There were many books on that list that I loved, and you can see my favorite books of the year here, but along with that were a few duds. These are my more disappointing reads of 2020.

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Favorite Reads of 2020

Looking back over my 2020 reading and I am pleasantly surprised by all the the wonderful books I read this year! Of course of my 65 books read there were also a few duds but that is to be expected. One of my favorite things is that of my best reads of the year list there are a few of them I picked up on a whim with no rhyme or reason. What delightful luck for me. Lets take a peak back at my favorite reads of 2020.

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End of Year Wrap Up | 2020

Welcome to my End of Year Wrap up for 2020. I think that this was a tough year for pretty much everyone but I for one took solace in my books this year. Because of that it was my most successful reading year yet at 65 books! I found new to me authors that I loved, reread some old favorites, and overall just escaped into fictional worlds when the real world felt like it was trying to crush me. Let’s take a look back at 2020 here on Literary Weaponry.

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November Wrap Up

Here we are, once again, at the end of a month in 2020 where you don’t know where the time went or how you got here. Hi, how are you? Are you doing alright? Are we all in a cycle of existential dread or is it just me? Sigh. Either way, I actually read books in November. Hooray! After spending a large chunk of the year in a reading slump I am surprised now when I actually manage to get some reading done.

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May Wrap Up

I don’t know about you but this whole year has me out of whack. First the weather has been off since January, then COVID and the chaos and fear that has come with it, and now it is the end of May and I have no idea how we ended up here. I also went back to work this month after taking a leave of absence because of said COVID which certainly hasn’t helped.

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April Wrap Up

April, I think, is a month that brought many of us new challenges. With social distancing, face masks, and work changes all happening very quickly it was difficult to keep up with all of the new policies and rules and to get used to a new way of living day to day life. Personally, I’ve learned to enjoy curbside pickup although the feeling of panic when someone gets too close to you in public is something I doubt I’ll get used to.

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March Wrap Up

I usually try to start these wrap ups off with some sort of lighthearted jabbering. This month…well, I don’t have it in me. March has seen many people’s lives turned completely upside down within the course of just a few short weeks. Schools closing, businesses shutting their doors, people losing their jobs in the millions (3 million new people applied for unemployment in the US in March alone), and our very way of life interrupted. This is a modern day plague.

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